The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) has scheduled an open door forum on Wednesday, May 4, at 2-3 p.m. ET to discuss, among other things, the implementation of prior authorization for durable medical equipment, prosthetics, orthotics, and supplies (DMEPOS) and, specifically, the codes under CMS’ consideration for prior authorization. A discussion about the Comprehensive Error Rate Testing (CERT) Durable Medical Equipment Medicare Administrative Contractor (DME MAC) Outreach & Education Task Force is also on the agenda. [https://www.cms.gov/Outreach-and-Education/Outreach/OpenDoorForums/ODF_HHHDME.html]
This open door forum will be a conference call only. To participate, call 800.837.1935 and reference conference ID 39979021. For TTY services call 711 or 800.855.2880. An audio recording of the forum will be available two hours after it has ended. To access the recording, call 855.859.2056 and reference the conference ID number. The recording will expire after two business days.